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Taking stock of Saas technology

Taking stock of Saas technology

The SaaStock conference hears that scale is the name of the game for software as a service, as established businesses try to avoid drowning in a sea of start-ups

Facebook can only restore its reputation if it makes changes at the top

Facebook can only restore its reputation if it makes changes at the top

Teamwork on hiring drive as 85 new jobs set for Belfast

Teamwork on hiring drive as 85 new jobs set for Belfast

Space billionaires face competition from China

Space billionaires face competition from China

President Xi Jinping has loosened the government’s monopoly on space launches, fuelling the formation of small domestic companies with ambitions to challenge Musk’s SpaceX, Bezos’ Blue Origin, and Branson’s Virgin Galactic

Huawei becoming the third force

Huawei becoming the third force

With every launch comes a new challenge to the establishment

Bank of Ireland is building robots, but not as we know them

Bank of Ireland is building robots, but not as we know them

Robotic software to speed up interactions and transactions is being produced in an innovative space in Cabinteely.

Like people, AI has to be taught not to discriminate

Like people, AI has to be taught not to discriminate

The recent Amazon recruiting debacle shows that, ultimately, artificial intelligence relies on its human creators for its values

Google's hard road of hardware

Google's hard road of hardware

Being the hardware increases your chances of being the software

Backup or bust up

Backup or bust up

With the volume of data growing for each business and data regulations having greater importance, reassessing your backup strategy is key, writes Quinton O’Reilly

Next generation ERP making inroads with SMEs

Next generation ERP making inroads with SMEs

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) lies at the heart of how many companies do business, but deeper integration and mobile functionality are increasingly changing the way it works. Alex Meehan reports

A changing landscape

A changing landscape

The next few years will end up changing how both e-commerce and e-payments are defined, writes Quinton O’Reilly

Editor’s Letter: Visions of the thing to be

Editor’s Letter: Visions of the thing to be

This month’s cover story addresses the opportunities and challenges that come with being laser focused in business by visiting a city which is booming, where the Irish are making their mark

Data at rest, or data at risk?

Data at rest, or data at risk?

Róisín Kiberd looks at the recent developments in, and the latest threats to, cloud security

Building a better workforce – from the ground up

Building a better workforce – from the ground up

There is a construction skills shortage on, and Europe is full of lucrative opportunities – here’s how ICT skills is arming students and workers with the best training and technology

Snappy gear

Snappy gear

Stephen Errity rounds up some of the latest arrivals to the fast-moving smartphone market, including devices from Sony, Apple, Samsung, HTC, Huawei and Vodafone